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167351

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 26, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot On Saturday 21 July 1683, in the wake of the Rye House Plot to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James Duke of York, the Convocation of the University of Oxford passed its judgment and decree: "... against certain pernicious books and damnable doctrines, destructive to the sacred persons of princes, their state and government, and of all humane society." as the introduction states (see). Of the 27 propositions denounced by the Convocation, perhaps the most notable is the 23rd which essentially gave permission for killing a king. According to this document: "Wicked Kings and Tyrants ought to be put to death, and if the Judg... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:48

$170.00
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
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
167555

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Pre Revolutionary War Bostonians 1768 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471966641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1768 * Taxation without representation * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Fully half of page 5 is taken up with an excellent letter of protest headed: "A Letter Lately Sent from the Hon. House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay to the Right Hon. the Earl of Chatham" in England. This very pointed letter makes clear the trouble the American colonists were having with the King & Parliament at the time: taxation without representation. A few portions of the letter include: "...find your Lordship so explicitly declaring your sentiments in that grand principle in nature, that what a man hath honestly acquired, is absolutely and uncontrollably his own. This principle is est... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:29

$134.99
166699

Early LOUISIANA PURCHASE Relinquish to United States from France 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440942637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 2, 1803 * Louisiana Purchase confirmation w/ France Page 3 has a notable report which includes: "Mr. King informs us that Louisiana, including New Orleans, is absolutely ceded to the United States by France. What are the boundaries of the territory ceded and what the conditions of purchase, is not precisely known..." with some further detail (see). A very early report concerning the Louisiana Purchase which would not be formally consummated until October. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:47

$49.00
166646

Very Rare & Early SALIDA Chaffee County COLORADO 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126046715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, Nov. 27, 1880 * Very rare Old West title Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) were recently purchased by us. This newspaper would change its name in 1885 to the "Mail", of which 3 institutions have holdings, the earliest from 1889. The town of Salida was founded in this year of 1880. Today the 5200 pop. community is basically a tourist destination. The ftpg. has various quaint items headed: "Alpine Dots" "Nath... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:29

$45.00
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
166591

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436791491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 23, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * First mention of America - The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #3 issue, only the third to be published. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:50

$1,950.00
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
166034

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." with more detail. The balance of the ftpg. is more on proper mourning attire. Ironically, King George III would die just two days later. Great to have this content in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 p... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$58.00
165916

JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom King 19th Century Bare Knuckle BOXING 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401174949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863 * John Heenan vs. Tom King * One of the greatest fights of the 19th century * Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged? The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being drugged and by the fight not being called when he knocked down King for more than enough time for the fight to have been called. This issue contains considerable details regarding the fight. Complete in 8 pages and in very good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:18

$54.00
165821

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098413199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, April, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 13:58

$73.00
165797

Rare DON'T TREAD ON ME Gadsden Flag Description Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097737055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1776 * "Don't tread on me" naval flag * Post Declaration of Independence * Revolutionary War original from enemy A terrific item on the back page has a rare description of one of the American flags used during the Revolutionary War by the colonists, the text reading: "...the colours of the American fleet were striped under the Union with 13 strokes, called the Thirteen United Colonies, and their standard a Rattle-Snake. Motto, 'Don't Tread upon me.' " I don't believe I've ever seen this description in a period newspaper before. This flag is described as the first Navy Jack, or first "Continental Navy Jack", first used in January, 1776. Page 2 has ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$195.00
165796

EARLY EVENTS of the American Revolutionary War 1775 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395737504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 31, 1775 * Early in the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy Page 2 has a report from New York mentioning: "We have made a beginning of casting of brass cannon in this city. Yesterday a brass six pounder, cast by James Byers...city is formed into four battalions...properly uniformed and make a fine appearance." And another item notes: "...sailed from hence for America having on board a detachment of Marines...same day a new ship of 50 guns was launched...she is put into commission bound for America...". Another page has an advertisement for: "A Concise, Historical Account of all the British Colonies in North America...Massachusetts ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:44

$125.00
165758

Very Early UNION JACK Flag of the United Kingdom DESCRIPTION 1674 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096953451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 28, 1674 * Very early Union Jack Flag description More than half of the front page is taken up with a notable Proclamation by the King of England concerning use and description of the British flag, and is one of the earliest printed references to the term "Union Jack" for the flag (is it the earliest??). The Proclamation is a result of merchant ships using flags very similar to the British flag, yet slightly different, noting: "...to evade the punishment due for the same, bear Jacks in shape and mixture of colours so little different from those of His Majesty as not to be without difficulty distinguished therefrom...by this His Royal Proclamation strictly... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$367.00
165757

Best KING JAMES II of England & Queen Mary Coronation 1685 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372394473272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 * Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary * Best title to be had - rare as such This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Majesties King James the Second and Queen Mary was performed at Westminster in manner following..." and what follows is the lengthy text on the ceremonies. Given the historic nature of this report the full text is shown in the... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$1,250.00
165173

1670 JEWS Expelled from Vienna - Original London Newspaper - Rare & Historic!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370998102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 28, 1670 * Jews are expelled from Vienna (Austria) * The synagogue has been removed! * extremely rare reporting - only the 5th year of L.G.'s publication The top of the front page has a report from Vienna noting: "The Jews have offered great sums of money to the Emperor to dispense with his order for their banishment, or at least to give leave that a considerable number of them may be permitted to continue here, but have effected nothing and are consequently preparing to be gone within the time prescribed having already taken care to remove their Synagogue." (see image for details) Considering the power and influence of Vienna during the 17th century, thi... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:30

$425.00
165044

King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH Close 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363685992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1684 (note that by today's calendar the year would be 1685) * Charles II of England death close The top of the front page, set in larger-than-normal type, is a very timely and significant report on the ill health of the King. Indeed, he would die the day after the publication of this issue, February 6, which would be reported in the next issue of the London Gazette. The full text of the report is shown in the photo below, portions including: "The Lords of His Majesty's most Honorable Privy Council have thought fit...to make known that his Majesty, upon Monday morning last, was seized with a violent Fit that gave great cause to fear the issue of it...... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:37

$275.00
164908

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164594

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1864 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335606119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 16, 1864 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page has: "The War News--Division of Sherman's Forces" "The Yankees in King & Queen--The Enemy We Are Fighting" "The History of the Military Operations of the Past Year in Mississippi & East Louisiana" which includes a very lengthy & detailed report of General Johnston, signed in type: J. E. Johnston, General. The back page includes; "Later From the North--The Spring Campaign--The Grand Object to be the Capture of Richmond--The Armies to be Concentrating Against It..." "A Negro Accidentally Shot" and other war-related items. ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:32

$88.00
164519

Very Rare SALIDA Chaffee County COLORADO w/ Town Print 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062823819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, July 1, 1882 * Very rare Old West title * Town view print Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) was purchased by us. This newspaper would change its name in 1885 to the "Mail", of which 3 institutions have holdings, the earliest from 1889. The town of Salida was founded just two years previously in 1880. Today the 5200 pop. community is basically a tourist destination. The top of the front page features a very... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:47

$115.00
164261

Queen Charlotte & King George III Marriage & Coronation - 1761 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320175166

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set) * Princess Charlotte Of Mecklemberg & King George III * Marriage & Coronation in an authentic British publication * Charlotte becomes 1st Black Royal (?) - see note below The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being used as the precedent for the coming Coronation. Articles included welcome the soon to be Queen, and mention of her pending arrival. Plates c... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:36

$225.00
163612

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND Scotland Ireland London 1685 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038098295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1685 * Death of King Charles II * In a British newspaper All of the front page & a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with various addresses to King James II concerning the death of King Charles II who died in February (see). The back page has a list of those who won in a recent election which includes "Samuel Pepys, Esq.". Pepys is perhaps best known for his diary which was one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London. A single sheet newspaper 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great con... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:47

$123.00
163348

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Begins w/ Creating Army & King Accepts 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287835717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * Creating the Continental Army * King George III recognizes start The front page has "Advices From America" with a dateline of "Philadelphia, July 26, 1775, In Congress, July 18, 1775" which begins with a call to arms and nothing less than the creation of the colonial army: "Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of all the united English colonies in North America, that all able-bodied effective men, between 16 and 50 years of age in each colony, immediately form themselves into regular companies of militia...That each soldier be furnished with a good musket that will carry an ounce ball; with a bayonet... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:25

$290.00
162290

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392003344382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches in nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore L... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:40

$30.00
162024

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243332161

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present but it is in uncommonly nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is in very nice condition. There are just a few very small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, almost unnoticeable. And some off-setting in t... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:11

$188.00
161931

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom DEATH 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994733462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? The front page has "By the King, A Proclamation" concerning the death of King George III, prefaced with: "Requiring all Persons, being in Office of Authority or Government at the Decease of the late King, to Proceed in the Execution of their Respective Offices.". The king had just died 7 days earlier. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 pages, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, small slits at the blank spine margin, great condition.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:04

$42.00
161882

CHARLES GOODRICH Lizzie Lloyd King Brooklyn New York MURDER 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994253717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder * Lizzie Lloyd King The back page has one column headings: "MURDERED BY BURGLARS", "A Brooklyn Merchant Found Dead in his own House--Three Bullets in his Head". First report coverage on the murder of Charles Goodrich in Brooklyn. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:28

$27.00
161736

1765 Bound Volume w/ America STAMP ACT Tax on Colonists & Many Plates Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235642641

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1765 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well. This is a great year for American-related content with much on the historic & hated Stamp Act. Some of the content includes: "General Gage's Account of the Reduction of the Indians" "Reasons Against Extending Excise Laws", "Account of the Number of Acres in Maryland" with a nice chart. A "Proclamation" by George Johnstone, governor of West Florida, which begins: "His Majesty having been...pleased to give to me instructions for the speedy & effectual settling of the province of West Florida..." which gives a descriptive account of it. Reports from Parliament and the King has a dateline of "Friday, 22" beginning: "Lord Mansfield, as speaker, an... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:47

$390.00
161690

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234904667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province br... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2018 16:07

$158.00
161287

RHODE ISLAND & Jamaica Loyal To King James II re. Rye House Plot 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, England, July 23, 1685 * James II of England * Rye House Plot The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar letter and report from Jamaica. The backdrop of this event is the famous and historic Rye House Plot. It was just days later that King James issued a Proclamation seeking the summons of several of the potential conspirators. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:39

$125.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161138

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Ltr. 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977905181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Benjamin Franklin & William Howe This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page has an: "Order of His Excellency Sir William Howe....General and Commander in Chief" for the return of oil "...on pain of forfeiture...". This is followed by a great item headed: "By Order of His Excellency the Commander in Chief" which reads: "All... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:42

$455.00
160942

BATTLE & CAPTURE OF QUEBEC Canada James Wolfe French & Indian War 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211121801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 20, 1759 * Battle & capture of Quebec, Canada * French and Indian War * General James Wolfe Page 6 has the: "Abridgment of the Placart Published by Gen. Wolfe...on His Arrival in the River St. Lawrence, 1759" containing in part: "The King justly exasperated against France, has set on foot a considerable armament by land and sea, to bring down the naughtiness of that Crown... The Canadians cannot be ignorant of their situation... The utmost exertion of their valour will be entirely useless, and will only serve to deprive them of their advantages that they might enjoy by their neutrality... they will only have their own selves to blame when they shall groa... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:25

$270.00
160844

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208757687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot Over half of the front page is taken up with a Proclamation" by King Charles II for the apprehension of his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth. The text of the Proclamation reads in part: "...received information upon oath that James Duke of Monmouth [and others]...have traitorously conspired together & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of this our kingdom, to compass the death and destruction of our Royal Person, & of our dearest brother James Duke of York..." with more. This was for his involvement in the Rye House Plot, a plan to assassinate the king & his brother, the Duke of York.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:30

$188.00
160836

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS Mention 17th Century 1670 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208198886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 27, 1670 * 17th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews The front page includes an item from Rome: "The Pope seems much concerned that after all his care for the reestablishment of the Mount of Piety, few persons will be perswaded to adventure to take up moneys from them, but rather apply themselves to the Jews, who furnish them at a far greater interest. This week a congregation was held upon this affair where some ways were proposed for taking this trade out of the hands of the Jews, whose cause was there so well managed that nothing was concluded to their disadvantage." (see) The back page has an interesting item on the King opening Parliament, noting: ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:42

$64.00
160733

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204718735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Update on the great plague (rare) Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....". From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long since at Pharos...". On the reverse is news from "Lisbon" stating: "We are Very impatient to hear what success his Majesty of England's Ambassador hath had in the mediating od a Peace between us and Spaine...". By far the most historic content in this issue is a... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 14:53

$244.00
160284

MERCURIUS AULICUS (2 issues - Oxford & London) English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957934119

Shown is an original & historic old set of newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: * A top-end collectible set for the distinguished collector * The mouthpiece for King Charles I from during the English Civil War * Both the Oxford and the smuggled "underground" London editions of the same date I don't believe we have ever offered a pair of issues of the rare British newsbooks, but this very special situation almost require that these two issue remain together.. Offered is a pair of issues of the MERCURIUS AULICUS newsbook, both of the same date, "The five and thirtieth Weeke" of 1643 (year not printed but is verifiable), one the "regular" Oxford edition, the other the secretly-printed and exceedingly rare London edition. This newsbook was created because of the E... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:55

$4,300.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
158912

JOHN GAFFNEY Major League Baseball "KING OF UMPIRES" Pioneer 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131331632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888 Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see Wikipedia for more) Six pages, very large folio size, minor margin tears, a bit loose at the spine. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:34

$57.00
158895

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the Wikipedia for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations..... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158673

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124490479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the announcement of the death of the 4th son of King George III, the page reading: "Yesterday morning, at ten o'clock; departed this life, at Sidmouth, after a short illness, His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathern, His Majesty's fourth son, to the great grief of all the Royal Family." The remainder of the ftpg. has notices concerning the official mourning (see). Ironically, King George III would die just six days later. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158672

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom FUNERAL 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918012570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? A terrific issue on the funeral for King George III with a ftpg. announcement: "The interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty, of Blessed Memory, took place in the Royal Chapel of St. George, withi9nt the Castle of Windsor, on Wednesday evening the 16th instant. An account of the solemnities observed upon that melancholy occasion will appear to-morrow morning in a Supplement to this Gazette." And included is that "Supplement", a six page edition with each bordered in wide mourning rules and providing considerable detail on the funeral procession (see photos). This would be the... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:46

$227.00
158224

Early AMERICAN PLANTATIONS TRADE w/ England in 1680 Old London Gazette Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909904325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1680 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Early American plantations trade The entire front page is taken up with a document from the King concerning the encouragement of trade with the plantations in America. The top of the page begins: "His Majesty having been pleased to make an Order in Council to Encourage the Plantation Trade..." with the document beginning: "Whereas since the expiration of the Act of Parliament...entitled, An Act for Regulating the Plantation Trade..." with much more. Very rare to find any 17th century newspaper with the entire front page devoted to an America-themed document. Single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, very nice c... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:27

$75.00
158223

JAMES MONROE United States Presidential Election WIN in 1817 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909903105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 22, 1817 * President James Monroe * Presidential election win Page 3 has report from Congress headed: "Votes for President & Vice President - Official" which has a list of votes by state "For James Monroe, President" and "D. D. Tompkins, Vice President", with votes for Rufus King as well, showing 183 for Monroe and 34 for King. Also: "The President of the Senate then declared JAMES MONROE, of Virginia, to be duly elected President of the United States; and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS, of Ne York, Vice President of the United States, for the term of four years..." and a bit more (see). Page 2 has an editorial beginning: "It is now announced that the next... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:25

$57.00
157983

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905448404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" "Additional From the North" and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received in Chimborazo Hospitals" in Richmond. Plus there is a lengthy editorial beginning: "The prospects growing out of the result of the great battle of Richmond are becoming every day more encouraging & lively...". Single sheet with a full banner masthe... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:51

$91.00
157851

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100124755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 25, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page has two Proclamations headed: "By Order of His Excellency, Sir William Howe, K.B. General & Commander in Chief, etc.", with the full text of both seen in the photos below. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with ads. Most of pg. 2 is taken up with a large chart headed: "The United States of America, in Account with the Continental Congress" with an introducto... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:29

$610.00
157831

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903143836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Jan. 31, 1778 T * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America his was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...s... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:01

$315.00
157506

TREATY OF GHENT Signed Belgium War of 1812 Officially ENDS Peace 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086536880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent signed * War of 1812 officially over The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King and those by the President of the U.S., all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full pow... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:37

$200.00
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