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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
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
165988

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Bahamas Land 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103395242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, July 5, 1720 * Rare title Page 2 has a report beginning: "Several persons concern'd in the effectual settling and improving at the Bahama Islands under the Rt. Hon. Wm. Lord Craven's title, do hereby...give notice to all carpenters, smiths, sawyers, brickmakers, bricklayers, masons, and other artificers..." which relates to tradesman settling in the Bahamas. Single sheet newspaper with a handsome masthead featuring two very ornate engravings (see). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:11

$59.00
164946

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077813820

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

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:37

$52.00
164880

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355285712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, a four issue lot with dates of June 4, 6, 9, & 13, 1713 This four-issue set contains the entire Treaty between France and Portugal, which was conducted at Utrecht (see images for details). Background: The Treaty of Utrecht was an historic agreement among various European powers, with France being the common party within the various agreements, concluded April 11,1713 at Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is part of the series of treaties which ended the War of the Spanish Succession. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and characteristic period of eighteenth-century civilization, marked the end of danger to Europe from the old ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:10

$455.00
164207

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054199405

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

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:21

$49.00
163248

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024452566

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

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:36

$144.00
162698

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741120

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

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:28

$57.00
160014

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 * Rare title The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Indies...". Somewhat uncommon to find reports concerning the "new world" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:33

$59.00
159955

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948552416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN, London, May 14, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Quite similar in format to the 'Post-Boy' which we offer, but a much more scarce title. Two nice engravings in the masthead. The front page has various news items with datelines from Genoa, Brussels, Plymouth and the Hague & elsewhere, while the back page is taken up entirely with advertisements save for a report on stock prices. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition. A displayable newspaper.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:41

$82.00
159068

Very Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICAN PLANTATIONS Nice Masthead Prints 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136454484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, May 23, 1728 * Convicts to American plantations The front page is a terrific item noting: "The government are about contracting with the proper undertakes for transporting the felons, convicts, being about 80 in number, to his Majesty's Plantations in America."." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:36

$225.00
158091

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908507632

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

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:00

$280.00
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
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
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
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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