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TREATY OF UNION England & Scotland to be United Agreement 1706 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908507632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, England, Oct. 15, 1706 * "Treaty of Union" agreement * England & Scotland to be united This is a very significant issue on the history of the United Kingdom as the front page has a report datelined "Edinburgh, Oct. 4" which begins: "Yesterday the Parliament met with the usual solemnity & his Grace, the Lord High Commissioner's Commission being read, her Majesty's letter to the Parliament was also read, containing in substance, 'That since their last meeting, She had nominated Commissioners to treat of an UNION between Scotland and England, who, by their great Care and Diligence, had concluded a Treaty, and laid the same before Her Majesty; that She had called t... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:00

$280.00
157343

Rare Early 18th Century POST BOY Ornate Masthead CHRISTOPHER WREN 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890528611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 * Sir Christopher Wren replaced * Displayable masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notab... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:35

$250.00
156877

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067399038

Shown is a set of original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:56

$99.00
156152

HUTCHINSON LETTERS AFFAIR & Boston Tea Party 1774 Pre Rev. War America Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859180132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, May 13, 1774 * The Hutchinson Letters Affair * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * re. The Boston Tea Party The front page has a report London which relate to America and the on-going tea problems, a few bits noting: "...extracts of letters from...the several governors in America of threats & prophetic warnings to the gentlemen to whom the tea was consigned...copies of treasonable papers printed in America...are the regular official information of the different governors...As there was no outrage committed but at Boston, it would be superfluous to narrate all the incendiary scribbling & printing in the different colonies...suffice just to observe.... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:44

$477.00
156138

Rare 18th Century 1715 Newspaper Nice Masthead Engravings & William Read Death


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859164334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings * William Read death * Occultist - itinerant quack A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." See this hyperlink for more on this fascinating man, who Wikisource calls an itinerant quack. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:22

$59.00
155196

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997194789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 5, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The front page begins with a letter from William Sharpe, governor in the Caribbean Islands, concerning the need to continue with prison sentences. Other news of the day with the back page taken up with advertisements & notices. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, handsome masthead with 2 engravings, various dirtiness, generally good.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:51

$43.00
155149

Rare BRITISH 18th Century 1731 Old London England Newspaper w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996211268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, January 19, 1731 * Rare 18th century title * Red number tax stamp The front page has news items with datelines from Vienna, Hague, Falmouth, Liverpool (mention of a ship arrived from Virginia), Bristol, Edinburgh, London & elsewhere. The back page is taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet issue, 10 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, red tax stamp in an upper corner, very nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:44

$34.00
152570

Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICA & Early James Oglethorpe Pre Georgia 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718092640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) * Early James Oglethorpe * Convicts to America Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a ship in order for their being transported to his Majesty's Plantations in America." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Also of note is a great, early item on James Olgethorpe before his founding of the ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:39

$275.00
150225

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1728 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646809643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 * Rare title A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man (see). Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:16

$48.00
149569

SOUTH SEA COMPANY British Stock Creation in Rare 1711 Post Boy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789134719

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 5, 1711 The front page has a very notable and historic report concerning the creation of the South Sea Company (see hyperlink for details). The report from London notes: 'The Parliament beyond all expectation having found a fund to satisfy the Great Debt upon the nation, amounting to above nine millions, and to settle a trade to the South Seas in the Spanish West Indies, which must be of the highest advantage to the nation; the universal joy of this was express'd by bonfires and ringing of bells last Thursday night." (see images). Single sheet with two handsome engravings in the masthead, 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:16

$280.00
148536

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595652201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 8, 1730 * Rare 18th century title A somewhat large size, single sheet newspaper from this early year with various reports from Europe with datelines from the Hague, Paris, and Rome. The back page is mostly taken up with various advertisements, two of which are illustrated. Measures 9 by 16 inches, red tax stamp on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:40

$34.00
146631

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699656665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN & THE HISTORICAL ACCOUNT, London, June 7, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings A newspaper formatted much like the "Post-Boy" we've offered before, but a much more scarce title. Various news of the day with some advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, some foxing or staining near the masthead, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:04

$94.00
145617

Rare & Early 18th Century Abel Roper v. Boyer - Post Boy 1711-12 ? BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371665146582

Rare broadside from London titled: "Mr. Boyer's CASE: and His Undoubted Right and Title to the Writing of the True Post-Boy, Asserted". As a bit of background, in May, 1695 Roper started a newspaper called the 'Post Boy,' which appeared three times a week, and was the rival of the Whig 'Flying Post'. Roper's enemies said he wrote for either party, according as he was paid. John Dunton, who commends Roper's honesty, says that the 'Post Boy' was written by a man named Thomas, and on his death by Abel Boyer. After editing the 'Post Boy' for Roper for four years, Boyer grew dissatisfied and started a 'True Post Boy' of his own, which, he complained, Roper tried to stop. This broadside relates to the quarrel between Boyer and Roper. See the photos for the full text. The broadside is not d... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 13:59

$188.00
143226

Very Rare & Early 18th Century POST BOY re. Treaty of Utrecht 1713 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598822174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PAX, PAX; OR, A PACIFICK POST BOY, London, February 3, 1712/13 A very rare, variant title of the "Post-Boy" newspaper, the change in title [Peace, Peace] due to the Treaty of Utrecht just agreed upon. The Treaty of Utrecht was essentially a series of treaties involving various European countries which put an end to the War of Spanish Succession. The agreement noted in this issue was between England & The Netherlands. Dated at The Hague, is a report beginning: "Since my last we have been certainly informed that the occasion of the British Plenipotentiaries ...is to bringn back as soon as possible, her Britannick Majesty's ratification of the New Treaty of Barrier and Succession wash was sign'd by t... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:46

$430.00
142753

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH Masthead Engravings PIRATES 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587357788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text. The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace between this Republick and the Algerines was a very knotty piece of work; the inhabitants of that pyratical place being almost to a man against it, & complaining to the government that since their last peace with Holland, they had hardly taken a prize so they must of course be impoverished..." (see). The back page has an interesting... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:17

$57.00
142007

Early 18th Century Rare 1711 POST BOY Ornate Masthead ENGRAVING Newspaper PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398573166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Aug. 16, 1711 * Displayable masthead * Early 18th century One of the earlier issues of this title we have offered, having two handsome engravings in the masthead, both showing much detail. The front page is mostly taken up with reports of the various wars in Europe with over half of pg. 2 taken up with "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:32

$49.00
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