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166787

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127771854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, December 20, 1720 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:16

$38.00
166748

SOUTHERN THEATER of American Revolutionary War Charleston & More 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441900064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 6, 1781 * Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War Page 3 has reports from "America", notably from the Southern campaign with a dateline from Charleston on a skirmish in the vicinity. Also that Charles presented Lord Rawdon with a "...loyal and affectionate address previous to his embarking for England..." with his return of thanks, signed: Rawdon. Also a letter from St. Augustine concerning events there (see), then other items including: "...The New York and South Carolina fleets are all got round to Portsmouth..." and "...a very fine frigate of 32 guns named the Hancock, and built at L'Orient on account of Congress, was taken by two of his... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:27

$56.00
166747

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441899838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for th... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:26

$44.00
166698

Rare 1774 LEIDEN The Netherlands Dutch in French Langauge 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126611416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NOUVELLES EXTDRAORDINAIRES DE DIVERS ENDROITS [Extraordinary News From Various Places], Leide, The Netherlands, July 29, 1774 * Rare 18th century title Although in French it was not printed in France but rather at Leide (now Leiden), Holland by French refugee Etienne Luzac. It was a successful newspaper and boasted a sizable readership in America. Complete in 8 pages which includes the supplement, never bound nor trimmed, measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$23.00
166697

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126611164

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

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$86.00
166696

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Newcastle England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440941526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWCASTLE JOURNAL, England, Nov. 15, 1746 A great wealth of news from throughout Europe including the Jacobite Rebellion. As for the latter, pg. 2 includes: "...On Thursday, Henry Kerr, a colonel in the Rebel Army, & his Aid de Camp to Lord George Murray was found guilty...it appearing he was very active in the Rebellion; and at the Battle of Culloden, after the rebels were broke, endeavoured to rally them..." with more. Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$56.00
166695

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126610636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefaced... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:45

$96.00
166689

Very Rare 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts Short Lived 1786 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXCHANGE ADVERTISER, Boston, January 12, 1786 * Very rare 18th century American title A particularly rare title, and the very first we have offered in our 42 years in the hobby. It lasted but 105 weekly issues, from Dec. 30, 1784 through Jan. 6, 1787. Brigham notes just five institutions as having this issue, which is #55. Content is typical news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine and various small archival mends to margin tears inside, flaking just a bit at the upper left of the front leaf, very light foxing.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:41

$255.00
166688

Rare 18th Century DUBLIN Capital of Ireland Irish 1798 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, April 19, 1798 * Rare 18th century Irish newspaper A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, red tax stamp at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:41

$38.00
166636

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING American Independence Agreed 1783 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1783 * End of the Revolutionary War * American independence agreed The back page has a notable update on the big news of the ear which was the signing of the treaty ending the Revolutionary War: "Extract of a Letter from Paris" notes: "Since my last, Preliminary Articles for a general peace are absolutely agreed on between the different powers, and positively will be signed the beginning of January; or the moment the courier dispatched to Holland returns. Matters were all finally settled and adjusted between England, France, and America, on the evening of the 10th inst..." and following this are some terms concerning who gets what portions of land, etc... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:22

$47.00
166635

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783 * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to al... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:21

$740.00
166634

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439876791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 5, 1783 * General George Washington to retire ? * American Revolutionary War ending The ftpg. has some American news including: "...letters were received from Sir Guy Carleton at New York...left Philadelphia the 20th of April. She brings the assent of Congress to the Provisional Articles of Peace & some new instructions to the American commissioners at Paris for forming a Commercial Treaty with England...General Washington was with the American army at Head Quarters near New York...but by his own request he had obtained permission of Congress to retire to his former private station in life immediately after the evacuation of New York; at which tie also t... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:20

$73.00
166628

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439872574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing and a little wear at the folds on the front page, otherwise generally good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:15

$22.00
166623

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126038991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, June 6, 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. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:12

$38.00
166592

Rare 18th Century 1765 EDINBURGH Scotland Newspaper w/ Early Charleston Jamaica


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124181597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1765 * Rare 18th century title Page 6 has over half a column with reports headed "America" from Jamaica and Charleston, none relating to the Stamp Act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit irregular at the right margins, generally good.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:52

$27.00
166591

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD London w/ 1st America Mention 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436791491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 23, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * First mention of America - The black plague 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. Plus this is the #3 issue, only the third to be published. 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 simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:50

$1,950.00
166589

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124180476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:49

$855.00
166585

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 28, 1789 * 18th century America A nice newspaper from what was the nation's capital at the time, in fact Washington would be inaugurated in this city in just 3 months. Pages 1, 3 & 4 are filled with ads, with news reports on page 2. Four pages, some foxing to the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$47.00
166584

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Charleston SC South Carolina 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 6, 1782 * Charleston, South Carolina * American Revolutionary War Page 6 has a full column headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette" which has various reports from the South, including an item from Charleston: "...fell in with a patrol of Lee's horse near that village. A bridge separate the two parties & some shot were exchanged over it. Our cavalry then charged the Rebels, who immediately gave way & were pursued up Gaillard's Road which leads towards Monk's Corner. In the flight three or four of the Rebels were killed...None of our party were either killed or wounded." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$36.00
166554

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1682 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123976293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 1, 1682 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:34

$42.00
166553

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436315781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, April 3, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news from Europe with front page datelines from Edinburgh, Rome, Hamburgh & Warsaw. 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 October 14, 2018 08:34

$36.00
166431

Historic DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON President John Adams 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121766358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington death * HISTORIC Newspapers reporting the death & funeral of George Washington--dated before the end of 1799--are among the more difficult, late-18th century reports to be found. This issue has related content on the front page with the top of the second column headed: "Washington Is No More ! " followed by a report from the "Congress of the United States" which includes: "Mr. Speaker, Information has just been received that our illustrious Fellow Citizen, the Commander in Chief of the American army, and the late President of the United States, is no more. Though this distressing intelligence is not certain, there is t... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$633.00
166430

Rare Post Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Philadelphia PA Penn. 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121765953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Dec. 21, 1782 * Closing events - post Revolutionary War Note the very ornate lettering in the masthead. The top of the front page has a "Proclamation" by the Philadelphia sheriff. Pages 2 & 3 contains a letter from South Carolina concerning: "...a minute detail of barbarities exercised in this state by his Britannic Majesty's forces...". Other news items and ads from this interesting period at the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the federal government. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, various small tears & very minor chipping at the margins wit small archival mends here.

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$158.00
166429

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432625356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:57

$345.00
166348

EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118536700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1682 * 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... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:37

$42.00
166341

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372427124297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 October 05, 2018 15:26

$420.00
166301

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENNSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118254455

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, minor rubbing, scattered foxing, bit of trimming to the right margin.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:34

$162.00
166295

DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Morals of CHESS (Game) & George Washington 1787 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1787 * Benjamin Franklin - morals of chess * re. U.S. Constitution - George Washington Within is an interesting article titled: "The Morals Of Chess, By Dr. Franklin of Philadelphia" which takes nearly two pages (see). The article begins: "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life are to be acquired & strengthened by it..." with much, much more An interesting & uncommon item by Ben Franklin & rare to find Franklin articles from during his lifetime. Relating to this is an article on the game of chess & how it is strategically played, found near the back of this... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$149.00
166294

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118251023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770 Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the har... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:27

$87.00
166293

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426688308

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

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$72.00
166822

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392128416596

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 20, 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... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 14:43

$39.99
166821

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1675 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 372444120413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1675 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 14:34

$34.99
166812

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage NORTHWEST Bering Sea w/ Prints 1785 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392128334566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from after July, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the article, topics include: "Departure from Oonalas... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 12:16

$139.99
166811

RHODE ISLAND SIEGE Revolutionary War Print & Treaty of Alliance 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392128251496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 * Great siege of Rhode Island print * Revolutionary War original This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in prosecuting the war against them..." with other items as well. Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare print as th... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 09:54

$349.99
166770

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Intolerable Acts 1774 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372442882696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, May 19, 1774 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Intolerable Acts creation This newspaper was published by Purdie & Dixon, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. The front page begins with a letter: "To Sir George Saville" (member of the House of Commons) concerning the taxing of the three parts of the Kingdom: Great Britain, Ireland and the Colonies, with thoughts: "...But suppose his Majesty to...make a trip to visit his subjects in North Am... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 07:30

$3,999.99
166244

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417905565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755 * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...". This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:43

$220.00
166243

18th Century MAP OF GREECE & Pre Revolutionary War America Taxation1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417904413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770 * Pre Revolutionary War America The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue (see). This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly which deals with the non-importation agreement, a part of which includes: "...the greatest difficulty that the Patriots in that country can force down their non-importation scheme upon the bulk of the people who already begin to feel the effects of their obstinacy...Newport in Rhode Island has already... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$83.00
166242

Great JULY 1776 Revolutionary War AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417903850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1776 * American Independence * John Hancock It is rare to find newspapers or magazines with the magical date of "July, 1776". Here is one. The first article is: "Debate on the American Restraining Bill" with has much interesting reading and takes six pages. There are also 3 pages of text on events in America, including: "Proceedings of the American Colonists since the Passing the Boston Port Bill" with various reports, including one stating that: "...the main army of the United Colonies has changed its situation; and that the head-quarters are now at New-York, where Gen. Washington has already taken up his residence..." . Included is a proclamation iss... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$378.00
166241

British GENERAL THOMAS GAGE Boston Revolutionary War Letter 1775 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112512079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1775 * General Thomas Gage Boston letter * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" includes much talk on America and takes 5 pages of text (see for portions). "Proceedings of the American Colonies" reports on the attack on the fort at St. John, Canada, & so much more taking four pages with portions reading: "The ports of America being all shut up there is now no channel of intelligence open from that continent...beginning of September the rebels, who had surprized the post of Ticonderoga & had before made incursions into the province of Quebec, again invaded that country..." with much ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$98.00
166240

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417902139

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

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$88.00
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166237

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112510666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see). A fine, period ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:39

$265.00
166230

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Planned Construction Martha'a Vineyard 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799 * Gay Head Lighthouse * Martha's Vineyard Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men." But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Light House to be Erected at Gayhead, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard...". This is a very historic lighthouse, still standing, and the text is extremely specific on how it is to be build, which corresponds with the information on Wikipedia (see). Also of interest is a brief item at the bottom of pg. 3 which lists the "Board of ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:33

$67.00
166195

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417791490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The ftpg. contains two Acts of Congress with each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One takes over a full column and is: "An Act for Establishing Trading Houses with the Indian Tribes" (see for the beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:37

$97.00
166759

1682 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 392127560412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 15, 1682 * 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... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 08:46

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166170

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772800

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

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:42

$105.00
166169

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372416590930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, January 27, 1722 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, making it an ideal issue for display. Various news items from Europe with much of pages 2 & 3 taken up with news tidbits from London. Present are pages 1-4 of 6 as, typically, the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:42

$34.00
166168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772448

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

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:41

$46.00
166164

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111771319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, February 11, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar). * Rare colonial periodical This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Various foxing is mainly at the margins, nice condition, 8 pages, 5 by 8 inches. A rare... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:38

$110.00
166162

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Heraldic EAGLE Masthead Engraving 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372416587389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, June 23, 1785 * Rare 18th century American title * Nice herald eagle masthead engraving The dominant feature is the beautiful masthead, featuring a great engraving of a heraldic eagle with U.S. shield. A great masthead for display. The ftpg. is part of the continued "History of America" by William Robertson. Page 3 has a report noting those from Mass. who were elected to represent the state in the federal Congress, John Hancock being among them. Four pages, very nice condition. The subscriber's name is penned above the masthead.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:37

$76.00
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