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153509

Rare & Early 1715 ANTIQUE Englishman British Newspaper by Famed RICHARD STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920036651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENGLISHMAN, London, Sept. 2, 1715 * Rare 18th century title * Richard Steele fame This is one of the more rare British titles from the early part of the 18th century, published by the famed Richard Steele and being a continuation of his newspaper "The Guardian". It ran for just 95 issues. One writer noted it: "...targeted (and to some degree, created) the rising London middle class, both men and women, offering readers an exemplary mix of ethical inquiry, philosophical speculation, and domestic advice...". Single sheet, 7 by 12 inches, some older archival repairs near margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:24

$58.00
153015

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733952826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London from Paris..." with... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:02

$98.00
152934

BATTLE OF CAMPERDOWN French Revolutionary War Royal v. Dutch Navy 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894065195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 27, 1797 Page 2 contains a lengthy account headed: "Glorious Naval Victory!" which is the Battle of Camperdown in which the British defeat the Dutch (see hyperlink). This & related reports take about 2 1/2 columns of texts. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:32

$43.00
152932

JOHN BURGOYNE British General Death & King Louis XVI of France 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729780537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 22, 1792 * King Louis XVI of France * General John Burgoyne death Front page has: "Proclamation, By The King Of The Frenchmen, Upon The Dangers Of The Country", signed in type: Louis. Page 2 has a Proclamation signed in type: Louis. Listed among the deaths on pg. 3 is: "In London, Lieut.-Gen. Burgoyne". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famous First Facts", Flagg was the "first native-born American" dentist. Four pages, foxing, an archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:29

$47.00
152702

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885888667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:59

$610.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
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
152544

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880408952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Nov. 19, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has two notable report on the historic Battle of the Nile, with: "...confirm the very important intelligence of the VICTORY obtained by Sir HORATIO NELSON over the FRENCH FLEET near ALEXANDRIA..." with more (see). This is followed by: "Second Edition" noting: "...official communication from the Neapolitan Charge d'Affairs...from Admiral Nelson's fleet...declared that the whole of the French Line of the Battle Ships were taken, burnt, or destroyed, except. two." Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:56

$46.00
152439

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876268155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, conside... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:04

$18,500.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
151000

QUASI-WAR United States vs. France Napoleon Bonaparte NAVAL 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832195922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Sept. 5, 1798 Page 2 has: "Buonaparte" which begins: "Various are the opinions respecting Buonaparte's destination..." followed by several thoughts (see). The front page has: "Invasion" which is lengthy talk concerning military-related events concerning the "Quasi-War" with France (see hyperlink). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:05

$43.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150949

Rare & Early 1713 ANTIQUE Guardian British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUARDIAN, London, July 1, 1713 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame A very short-lived newspaper lasting less than seven months, notable for its publisher Richard Steele with contributions from Joseph Addison, Alexander Pope & others. Steele and Addison had previously collaborated on the "Tatler" and "The Spectator", issues of both we have offered for purchase. Single sheet, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, bit close-trimmed at the right margin shaves some letters near the top of pg. 2, otherwise good.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:26

$54.00
150763

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1796 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391662683259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:21

$45.00
150713

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659176048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796 * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States (see). Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, and in excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:39

$110.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149167

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1726 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779284371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 22, 1726 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such. It began in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches and desirable as this was never bound nor trimmed. Very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:28

$135.00
148301

CAPTAIN JOHN DONNELLAN Landmark Murder Case Trial John Hunter 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RUDDIMAN'S WEEKLY MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 11, 1781 * Poison or Apoplexy? The Chirurgeon’s Verdict * Captain John Donnellan guilty & hanged All of pages 1, 2, 3 & most of pg. 4 are taken up with details of the landmark case in medical jurisprudence, the trial of John Donnellan for the murder of his brother-in-law. In brief, the case is noteworthy because of the involvement of John Hunter, the famous Scottish anatomist, who was called to give expert testimony. To the fury of the judge, and in marked contrast to the other expert witnesses, all of whom stated definitively that Donellan was guilty, Hunter was reserved, offering other explanations and pointing out that the scien... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148291

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755292423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine The first article in the issue is: "A Summary of the Arguments Against Repealing the Stamp Act", which was such a divisive issue both in England and the American colonies. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and contains some interesting read (see for portions). As an interesting response to the above, by far the most significant content in this issue is found near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" which gives nearly day-by-day account of various news. Under the dateline of: "Wednesday 19" is the historic report of the King signing the bill which repealed the hated Stamp Act, reading: "His Majest... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:08

$345.00
148231

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391583513159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, April 17, 1783 Page 2 has some reports from the House of Commons relating to the treaty with America, particularly the trade portion (see). The back page has some talk concerning relations with America as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2016 15:33

$42.00
147808

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR TITLE from New Haven CT Connecticut 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742551754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, February 8, 1781 * American Revolutionary War The front page has a report which includes: "...In the flag which arrived here last Thursday from New York came 30 American prisoners, belonging to different parts of New England, who are all sick and in a distressed situation; They left about 170 others in the prison ship, great part of whom are also sick..." & more (see). Half of page 2 is a nice & detailed account from Richmond headed: "A narrative of the late incursion made by the enemy to this place." Page 2 also has a report concerning the mutinous Pennsylvania troops from near Princeton, New Jersey (see). Other items relating to the Revolutionary War a... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:26

$315.00
147597

ROBERT WILKS 17&18th Century British Actor & Manager Death BURIAL 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737094450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRY JOURNAL OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, Oct. 7, 1732 * Robert Wilks death & burial * British actor & theatrical manager * Theatre Royal, Drury Lane The bottom of pg. 2 has a report that: "...the corpse of Robert Wilks, Esq., was carried form his late dwelling...Covent Garden, & decently interr'd in the parish church of St. Paul's Covent Garden..." Robert Wilks was a very famous & successful actor & theatrical manager, closely associated with the famous Theatre Royal on Drury Lane (see hyperlink). Four pages, some chipping at margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:36

$33.00
146848

Mutineer RICHARD PARKER (Sailor) Execution President John Adams 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533472777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 6, 1797 * Richard Parker execution for mutiny * President John Adams The front page has: "Execution of Parker, the Mutineer", a rather infamous British sailor who was executed for his role as president of the so-called "Floating Republic", a naval mutiny in the Royal Navy (see hyperlink for much more). Also an address to the President from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, with his response signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, loss to a lower corner, some wear at folds, foxing.

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:02

$38.00
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
146441

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon LETTER 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516947767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Dec. 10, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson letter * Battle of the Nile victory * Napoleon Bonaparte A very historic issue as page 2 has the notable letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson in which he announces his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte & the French army at the Battle of the Nile. It begins: "Almighty God has blessed his Majesty's arms in the battle by a great victory over the fleet of the enemy..." with much more. This is followed by a letter signed: Buonaparte, headed: "Buonaparte's Proclamation" to the Arabs which announces, among other things: "...Every village that shall oppose the French army shall be burned t... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:29

$67.00
145845

1st BALLOONING Jean-Pierre BLANCARD English Channel Crossing 1785 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371671701879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * French ballooning pioneer * 1st English Channel crossing Inside has an article: "Antiquities & Present State of the City of Bolgari" which includes a full page plate of some ruins, etc. (see). Other items include: "Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King of Spain" dated at Jamaica, 1503. Also: "A Sketch of the Life of the Late Capt. Cook" takes over 3 pages . Under "Foreign Intelligence" are reports headed: "American News" which includes some detail of the abolition of slavery in Pennsylvania, noting in part: "...It is not, they say, for them to enquire why, in the creation of mankind the inhabitants of the s... See More  

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Ends July 31, 2016 15:19

$73.00
144218

President JOHN ADAMS Letter 18th Century New York City 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371625871192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, April 18, 1798 Page 2 has a letter: "To the Grand Inquest of the U.S. for the District of Pennsylvania" signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day & wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:06

$48.00
143786

Early NORTH CAROLINA re. Boundary - U.S. Congress Bill 1792 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445251874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792 Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway apprentice boy with much detail (see). The back page has 26 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:20

$41.00
143611

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 6, 1799 * 18th century American title The front page has a Message from the President to Congress forwarding various letters relative to the affairs with France, signed in type: John Adams. Includes letters signed in type by Timothy Pickering & E. Gerry. Also on the ftpg. is a notice concerning changes to the newspaper, signed in type by the famous publisher: Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:43

$41.00
143602

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England CRICKET 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607174828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 24, 1790 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, while the bottom of the ftpg. has a nice & very unusual illustration headed: "Cricket" showing a match being played (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:30

$28.00
143555

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Philadelphia Statue & Richard Henry Lee 1792 Concord Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606893082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, May 16, 1792 * Benjamin Franklin as Noble Roman (Statue) Page 3 has a report about the inscription to be engraved on the statue of Benjamin Franklin. A brief item says that the Vice President obtained a leave of absence from the Senate due to a "bad state of health". Another item notes: "The Hon. Richard Henry Lee, Esq. is appointed President, pro tempore, of the Senate...". Two small engravings within the masthead as well. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:40

$47.00
143406

Early SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE Charleston Plantations 1766 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604022457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Nov. 8, 1766 * Early South Carolina The back page has: "Plantation News" with a Charleston dateline, reporting on the bad grain crop in South Carolina, but noting that: "...those that have planted hemp have in general succeeded so well that it is certain a very great quantity will be brought to market for exportation..." with more. Four pages, untrimmed margins, red tax stamp on pg. 3, very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:47

$29.00
143334

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 13, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty debated At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a very lengthy letter which debates the controversial Jay Treaty (see for beginning), and also includes a letter from John Jay written from London. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:27

$52.00
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
142873

1772 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422398530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see). Four pages, a printing error distorts the right side of the masthead, small piece from the spine margin affects noting. Nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:19

$29.00
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
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142679

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York Albany Speech 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586526034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 10, 1798 * Governor John Jay The front page has over a full column taken up with: "Speech Of His Excellency John Jay, Esq. Governor of the State of New York..." to his General Assembly at Albany, signed in type: John Jay. Jay would was the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court before becoming governor of New York. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:19

$40.00
142471

18th Century PHILADELPHIA LAND Ground Lots For Sale 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787 * Early Philadelphia land sale Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and the Delaware River. Four pages, some ink stains to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:15

$42.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 * Rare title Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
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
141902

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress & Letters 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565046554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1798 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * (2) Acts of Congress Most of the last column on the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. One is for erecting light houses and the other is for purchasing ships. The front page also notes that John Adams was elected president of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Page 2 has two letters signed in type by John Adams, in response to letters to him from the towns of Wells and Concord, Mass. Four pages, some light staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:15

$58.00
141837

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Act re. Gunpowder Transport 1792 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395808152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1792 * 18th century American original * John Hancock act Page 3 includes from the state of Massachusetts "An Act" concerning the transporting of gunpowder through the streets of town, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock (see). Other news of the day & many ads, several illustrated. Four pages, wide, untrimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:13

$50.00
141235

BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140948

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546180693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 20, 1789 * 18th century America Almost the entire page 2 is taken up with: "Proceedings of the Legislature" of New York. All of pages 1, 3 and 34 are taken up with advertisements including 15 illustrated ship ads on the back page. Four pages, great condition. A nice newspaper from the nation's capital at the time, where Washington would be inaugurated in April, 1789.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:09

$43.00
140943

Pre United States Constitution & Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377358496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1785 * Government close * Post war era Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Page 2 includes letters written from Boston and Virginia. Page 3 has three ads for runaways & the back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see hyperlink). Four pages, minor loss at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:02

$46.00
140919

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Ended w/ America Independence 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546083682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783 This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of legislation for their infant state..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:12

$48.00
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