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167740

RareTreaty PEACE OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Ending 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478217396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, May 16, 1713 * Peace of Utrecht - treaty * War of the Spanish Succession This issue begins with: "The TREATY of Peace Between his Most Christian Majesty and his Royal Highness of SAVOY, Concluded at Utrecht, April 11, 1713. This was one of the treaties of Utrecht. 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. This treaty takes of of pages 1, 2 & a portion of page 3. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and charac... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:15

$265.00
167716

1767 Old Newspaper LONDON CHRONICLE Pre Revolutionary War America Tensions Era


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154030467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 19, 1767 * 18th century original This is a great example of this famous and very successful newspaper from during the troubling years just before the American Revolution, when the relationship between England and the American colonies was growing more and more strained. Virtually all of the content is European in nature, but this issue presents a nice example of the political & cultural temper of the time. Complete in 8 pages, many advertisements in addition to the news reports, measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:04

$23.00
167636

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372473452279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 9, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published 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 November 16, 2018 14:48

$24.00
167611

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Third Voyage Hawaii DEATH & Benjamin Franklin 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149813515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...they did not give time to load again, but killed Captain Cook and four of his people, forcing the others...to make their escape under favour of the fire of their pinnace, Captain Clerke...saw no possibility of revenging the d... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 06:51

$96.00
167350

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 3, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) * re. Declaration of Independence * American Revolutionary War 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. This issue was printed less than a month after it printed the Declaration of Independence (July 13 issue). The front page includes an ad for the reprinting of a pamphlet titled: "American Independence, the Interest & Glory of Great Britain, containing arguments which prove that not only in taxation but in trade manufactures & government the Colonies are entitled to an entire Independency..." with more (see). ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:47

$730.00
167347

1st FIRST BANK of the UNITED STATES Creation Founding in Historic 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144083726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791 * First Bank of the United States creation Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States. It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate tehe Subscribers to the Bank of the United States", the text taking 3 12 pages and is signed in italic type by the President: George Washington, as well as by the Vice President: John Adams (see). Establishment of the Bank of the United States was part of a three-part expansion of federal fiscal and monetary power, along with a federal mint and excise taxes, championed by Alexander Hamil... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:46

$345.00
167344

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464905911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 19, 1799 * Increase Sumner death * Massachusetts governor The front page has: "On Matrimony". Page 3 has a black-bordered report on the death & funeral of Mass. Governor Increase Sumner including the "Order Of Procession" and the position of "The Corpse" with the pall bearers, etc. (see). The back page has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:45

$48.00
167306

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINS London England 1765 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463880209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1765 * The Stamp Act at it's beginning * Legitimized by the British Certainly the most notable content is the report: "By the act for laying a stamp duty on printed news papers, deeds, and parchments in America, the respective duties on each are the same as in Great Britain, the monies arising therefrom to be applied towards the necessary defense of the colonies." which was the British justification of the hated Stamp Act (see). Other articles in this issue include: "The Fish Act: Effects of it" "Letter of Queen Christiana of Sweden" "Description of the Field and Mole Crickets" "Winkleman's Account of Herculaneum" "Description of a Wheel Barometer" which is accompanied by a fu... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:20

$83.00
167305

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown DEATH Funeral Report 1790 Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392143271489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, April, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin death (1st report) * Early report from his hometown Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the death of the revered Ben Franklin. At the back of the issue, in "The Gazette" section, is a report that: "On the 17th of April, departed this life, at Philadelphia, the venerable & celebrated Philosopher and Patriot, His Excellency Benjamin Franklin..." with some particulars on the funeral procession (see). This is a v... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:19

$425.00
167301

PRELUDE to the Revolutionary War American Colonies 1775 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463878157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POSTSCRIPT EXTRA TO THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL, (Philadelphia), Mar. 9, 1775 * Prelude to Revolutionary War A great single sheet "Extra" which contains a wealth of notable news from both America and England on the on-going troubles between America and England including prophetic comments inferring to a coming war. The front page has an interesting report from the House of Commons which includes in part: "...the purpose of shewing it to his Majesty, before it is presented to him by the Agents. It contains a state of grievances, a solicitation for the removal of evil counsellors, and a claim that the Colonies are exempt from taxation from the British Parliament..." and another report notes in part: "...after descanting up... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:17

$466.00
167167

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE: or, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, September 29, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page begins the report on the coronation of King George III. "This day his Majesty King George the Third, and Queen Charlotte, were crowned in the abbey church of Westminster, with the ceremonies accustomed upon that great and glorious solemnity...". The article continues with in-depth details of the coronation, taking the entire second page and nearly half of the third page as well. The back page has an extract of a letter which describes the celebration of the coronation that occurred in Liverpool. Nice to have in a newspaper from London, England. This is complete i... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:40

$385.00
167121

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION & Tamworth Castle Print April 1, 1790 Gentleman's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1790 * The French Revolution * 18th century reader's digest Among the articles are: "The Importance, and the Neglect, of Veterinary Medicine"; a list of: "Eminent Physicians who have Been Regimental Surgeons". Near the back is much on an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" taking several pages. Included are all 3 plates called for which include a very nice: "South View of Tamworth Castle" as well as a large foldout of: "Risge's Patent Drill and Hoe Plough" (see). Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, good condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "mag... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167115

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455678472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 1, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with: "America - From Rivington's New York Gazette" which begins with reports of the events in New Jersey. Also: "Mr. Washington, Commander of the Rebel troops, has lately passed through Jersey...on the way to their chief posts at West Point...The soldiers of the Jersey line, it is said, have received no pay for the last 13 months..." with more war-related items (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:31

$33.00
167111

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455675782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 4, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:28

$52.00
167091

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323993

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 October 31, 2018 09:30

$365.00
167090

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323663

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 October 31, 2018 09:29

$156.00
166969

AMERICAN IN CHAOS ? Post Revolutionary War - Rare Title 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449540488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Oct. 9, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * America in turmoil ? The ftpg. has a letter from the Bay of Fundy in Canada concerning the arrival of Loyalists (see). Page 2 has a letter from New York which paints a dismal scenario there: "...There is in fact no government in this country, all is anarchy and confusion. The Congress have lost their influence & town meetings, committees & other tumultuous associations govern without control. Every paper is filled with Resolves against the Loyalists & nothing but vengeance is denounced..." and even more. The bkpg. has a few America-related items as well. Four pages, folio size, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:04

$58.00
166968

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ William Howe 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131398046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, England, April 8, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * British General William Howe Over half of the ftpg. is "Debate in the House of Commons" concerning: "...sending out a Reinforcement Earlier Last Year to Lord Howe at New York", continued from a previous issue. Page 3 has items from the South Carolina Gazette, and a report from Boston and one from Charleston (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:04

$29.00
167651

Rare 1746 AMSTERDAM Netherlands Dutch in French Langauge 1746 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372474043213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LES ETATS DE HOLLANDE [The States of Holland], Amsterdam, June 3, 1746 * Rare 18th century title * Nice masthead An interesting, little newspaper from this Dutch city, printed in French, featuring an engraving in the middle of the masthead. At the back is the: "Suite Des Nouvelles d' Amsterdam" which would seem to be a supplemental sheet. Measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, never-trimmed margins, 6 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 25, 2018 08:14

$29.99
167645

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372474018360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Nearly two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "A View of the Evidence Relative to the conduct of the American War under Sir William Howe, Lord Viscount Howe, and General Burgoyne..." which gives an overview under the subheads: "Campaign 1776" and "Campaign 1777" (see). Great to have this content take up so much of the front page. The back page has reports headed: "America" including a letter from Fort Augusta which mentions an Indian attack, with details (see). Also a letter from New York which notes: "Our force here, and on Long and Staten Islands, if the regiments were complete would exceed 20,000 men...We... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2018 07:31

$59.99
166846

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392129949723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Sept. 5, 1719 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly nicely-inked impression, making it an ideal issue for display. Various news items from Europe. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 07:14

$52.00
167564

THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century Samuel Johnson 1753 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372472177031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Jan. 2, 1753 * Rare 18th century title * Over 250 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2018 13:14

$24.99
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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