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151167

KALAKAUA "The Merrie Monarch" Elected King of Hawaiian Islands 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673581847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1874 * Kalakaua elected king of Hawaiian Islands * "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king The front page has an article headed: "The Sandwich Islands" "Kalakaua Elected King...." (see) Another related report on page 4. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:24

$28.00
151153

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pre Battle of Saratoga w/ John Burgoyne Letter 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836286390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 1, 1777 * Pre-Battle of Saratoga * Revolutionary War Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Letter III" of the series taken from the Nova Scotia Gazette titled: "On the American Rebellion". The beginning of this installment is a comparison to the situation in America and that in The Netherlands under Philip II. Bits include: "Therefore, that manifesto issued forth by the Continental Congress the 4th of July 1776, is the source whence I will get most of my materials for the parallel between the government of George III over America, and that of Philip II over the Netherlands..." and: "...the contest, which at the beginning had been betwe... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:05

$89.00
151031

TREATY OF ALLIANCE With France 13 Articles re. Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832467905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 11, 1779 * Treaty of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine concerning the Revolutionary War (see), but the prime content is certainly the text of the treaty of alliance between the American colonies and France, the support so important to the American cause in winning the war. It takes two-thirds of a page headed at the top: "America" "Treaty of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between his Most Christian Majesty Louis the Sixteenth, King of FRANCE and Navarre, and the THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." It is signed at its conclusion by C. A. Garard, B. Franklin, Silas Deane, ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:01

$345.00
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
150991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901448

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, July, 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 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 photo). 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. One ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:52

$78.00
150957

TAXATION Taxes in America Pre Revolutionary War 1765 London Chronicle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830791673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1765 * Taxation in America - taxes * Pre Revolutionary War The front page has a column taken up with a report concerning taxation of the colonists, including: "...resolutions of the Assembly of Pennsylvania asserting...that the only legal representatives of the inhabitants of this province are the persons they annually elect...that the taxation of the people of this province by any other persons whomsoever, other than such representatives in Assembly, is unconstitutional..." Further on: "...In the 20th section of the Royal Charter of Penna. granted by Charles II...in 1682, a power is given...to raise taxes within that province, and the King engages not ... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:46

$56.00
151315

Queen MARIE ANTOINETTE & King Louis XVI of France Declarations 1791 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391678420177

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, July, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Marie Antoinette Under "Proceedings of the National Assembly in France" is the "Declaration of the King" which notes: "...I am desirous of complying with the wishes of the National Assembly & I shall never decline publishing the motives of my conduct. The motives for my journey were the outrages & the threats offered to my family & to myself..." with more, signed by him in type: Louis. This is followed by the: "Declaration of the Queen" which begins: "I declare that the King being desirous of quitting Paris with his children nothing in nature could have dissuaded me from following him..." which is signed by her in type: Ma... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2017 08:41

$37.00
151312

POPISH PLOT Titus Oates King Charles II Murder Scam SENTENCING 1678 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391678403523

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 18, 1685 * Popish Plot sentencing * Titus Oates anti Catholic conspiracy The back page has an historic report from Westminster on the sentence of Titus Oates, the central figure in the Popish Plot which was a contrived scheme to kill the King. It all proved to be untrue and Titus Oates was convicted of perjury. The report notes in part: "Titus Otes [sic], who was convicted on the 8th and 9th instant upon two several indictments of perjury, being this day brought to the King's Bench Bar, the court awarded judgment against him as follows..." and what follows is the sentence, being quite severe (see). A single sheet newspaper, 6 3/4 by 11 inches, great condi... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2017 08:20

$144.99
150693

BATTLE OF FORT CHARLOTTE Mobile, Alabama & more Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659144794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1780 * Battle of Fort Charlotte - Mobile, Alabama * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina to British The front page includes a "Copy of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters Charles-Town [Charleston] South Carolina, June 3, 1780" signed by him in type: H. Clinton, and what follows is a lengthy: "Hand-Bill issued after the Surrender of Charles-town". This is followed by three more Proclamations concerning the fall of Charleston, carrying over to pgs. 2 & 3, as well as the "Articles of Capitulation...." for the surrender of Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, and an address to the inhabitants of Charleston whic... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:01

$135.00
149566

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer & John C. Heenan vs. Sayers PRINTS in 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789131574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 19, 1860 * Daniel Mendoza - Jewish boxer * Tom Sayers vs. John C. Heenan * Rare boxing prints Most of the front page is taken up with a nice--and early--print captioned: "The Arrival of the U.S. Steamer Conveying the Japanese Embassy at Honolulu, Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]". Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: Great Flood at Marietta, Ohio" and "View In Front Street, Marietta, Ohio on the Morning of the Flood" and: "Another view of Marietta During the Flood...". Inside has a great full page print: "Prize Fight in the Olden Time--Boxing Match Between Richard Humphreys and Daniel Mendoza at Oldham, in Hampshire [England]". Daniel ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:10

$238.00
149560

1776 Old Newspaper NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622925535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale * Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" w... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:47

$535.00
149551

BENEDICT ARNOLD John Andre Defection Plot Known 1780 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789102389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 22, 1780 * General Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has two reports concerning the infamous Benedict Arnold/John Andre conspiracy plot to give West Point to the British forces. Portions include: "...Unfortunately for us, the affair transpired, and Arnold, at a critical minute, escaped in a ten-oared boat, pursued by two twelves, to our advanced guard-ship the day before yesterday. This defection of so actie & confidential a General...must greatly embarrass the Pandemonium councils...Arnold, whose uniform is finished, is to be announced to-morrow as Brigadier General in the British service." with more. This is followed by anothe... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:22

$295.00
149548

1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789096178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 23, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne captures * Revolutionary War Pages 2 and 3 have much reporting on the Revolutionary War under the heading: "America", a few bits of which include: "...on the 25th ...his Excellency General Sir William Howe marched out of Amboy...fell in with a body of about 3000 of the rebel army near Bonham-town..." and: "...We hear from Peek's kill, & several other parts of the country, that Gen. Burgoyne has landed his army in three divisions, at or about Ticonderoga...Major Grant with the New York volunteers went from King's bridge upon a foraging excursion towards White Plains: In their way they ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:12

$220.00
149513

Soldier NATHAN HALE Hanging Execution - British 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620885657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 2, 1776 * Nathan Hale - Continental Army soldier * American Revolutionary War * Hanging - execution The front page has an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by name. Hale was, indeed, a spy for ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:24

$688.00
149508

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786845909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent * End of War of 1812 The front page of this issue has the: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America." The treaty contains a preface that begins: "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 United States, all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powe... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:13

$215.00
149489

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786814825

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. Certainly the best content in this issue is the terrific fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 13:22

$385.00
149323

KING GEORGE III Renounced in Revolutionary War OATH of Allegiance1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784205195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 29, 1777 * Renouncing King George III - Oath in America * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Half of the front page is taken up with an interesting item which is prefaced with: "When the question of Independence was agitated in the American Congress, it was opposed by the Quakers & Proprietary Parties & by all the moderate people: However...the violent faction prevailed & the ruling party in the Congress have ever since looked with an evil eye on the Quakers...In order to ruin their party & to get possession of their effects the assembly of Pennsylvania have passed the following act." and the text of the Act reads: "An ACT obliging the male w... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 08:57

$64.00
149301

Extremely RARE 17th Century ORANGE Gazette London England OLD UK 1689 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391617456515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORANGE GAZETTE, London, February 5, 1688/9 (issue #9 of 18) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had An exceedingly rare newspaper which lasted but 18 issues about which very little is known. Crane & Kaye notes only two institutions have any issues of this title, and neither have all 18. This newspaper logically was created in celebration of the arrival of the Prince of Orange to the throne, to be King William III when he would be coronated several months later. (London Gazette notes his arrival in London in its Dec. 24, 1688 issue, and his coronation in its April 15, 1689 issue) The back page has a report noting: "...the Lord Mayor's Hall...by directions of the Lord Dartmouth are... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2016 15:39

$1,590.00
149254

Rare BRITISH 17th Century London England KING JAMES II ERA 1688 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781088851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, Aug. 14, 1688 * Rare 17th century title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers, we have only once encountered this title. Only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published. A single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches; nice, untrimmed margins. A very rare opportunity for a very rare newspaper.

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:24

$265.00
149118

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778362503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Nov. 14, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 5 has much reporting from Charleston, portions including: "...the barracks in this town, then occupied by only about 50 or 60 men, were putting in a condition to receive at least a regiment...orders were received...to withdraw all the King's troops from the outposts & to embark with his whole command for New York...the companies stationed at...New Providence & 15 companies from West Florida were ordered to be removed to St. Augustine..." & more. This is followed by reports from North Carolina, as well as a letter from Philadelphia concerning military orders (see) and noting: "...in petitioning the King, ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:56

$168.00
148800

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601944474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 27, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front page has prints of: "Charles XV, the New King of Sweden" with text on him. Also: "Whitehall, South & Staten Island Ferries, & Revenue Barge Office, New York" with text. Among inside page prints is: "Toronto Boat Club Coming Into the Harbor" Eight pages, water stain at the bottom, good condition

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Ends November 20, 2016 13:42

$26.00
148423

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592161906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 7, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "An American Anecdote" taking two-thirds of a column, concerning the French & Indian War (see). Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "...an account of Sir Guy Carleton having passed over the lakes on the ice & taking possession of that [Ticonderoga] post, which on his approach had been abandoned by Col. Waine the rebel commander..." and further on: "It is expected that the King's troops in Canada...will soon get into the American provinces..." and "...The rebels at Providence, some time ago made appearance as if they intended to attack us...they report that the for... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:17

$60.00
148397

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Battle of Bunker Hill - Lexington & Concord 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371759041999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 14, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War The front page has an ominous report from London noting in part: "We are well assured that the most effectual & vigorous measures will be pursued with the provinces of New England, both on account of their own signal demerits, and as an example to the other colonies. The Parliament is to meet...motion will be made for a bill of general forfeiture of the lands of all such as shall not surrender themselves on or before the first of February, 1776...". Further on is another report from Plymouth: "...the late news from Boston has watered many a cheek here, the officers of mari... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2016 13:15

$568.00
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
147975

Provisional ARTICLES OF PEACE Revolutionary War Ends AMERICA 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747159408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, February 25, 1783 * Provisional Articles of Peace * Ending the Revolutionary War * America declared independent Certainly the most notable content in this issue is the very historic speech by the King of England to his Parliament, dated Dec. 5, 1782, which takes most of page 2, declaring that the Americans are free & independent people. Most of the text can be seen in the photos but some of the more important portions include: "...I lost no time giving the necessary orders to prohibit the further prosecution of offensive war upon the continent of North America...I did not hesitate to go the full length of the powers vested in me & o... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:43

$1,275.00
147485

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732440052

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 the hyperlink) 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 October 09, 2016 14:28

$57.00
146902

BATTLES OF SARATOGA John Burgoyne SURRENDERS 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533759133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 13, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga * General John Burgoyne surrenders * Battle of Germantown Pages 1 and 2 have various reports concerning ships to and from America, and some reports of ship captures within a document signed in type by: Howe. Page 3 has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including items on Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. Some items include: "We are informed, that notwithstanding the present unpromising aspect of our affairs in America, administration are determined to prosecute the war with greater vigour than ever for which purpose 25,000 additional troops are to be sent over in the spring...Letters from Philadelphia m... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:13

$138.00
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
146633

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Surrender of Montreal & St. Augustine FL 1760 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391521839657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 23, 1760 * French and Indian War * Capture of Montreal The top of the front page has an item headed: "America" with a report from St. Augustine, Florida, noting: "...they are so reduced for want of fresh meat there that the governor was obliged to kill some of the King's oxen at the celebration of the late coronation..." with more (see). The top of pg. 6 has: "America" with a letter from Quebec which mentions the capture of Montreal (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:07

$37.00
146598

Siege of NEWPORT RI Battle of Rhode Island 1778 Revolutionary War UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697083259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1778 * Newport RI Rhode Island * American Revolutionary War The issue begins with: "Proceedings in Parliament, continued" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War, including letters from Lord Viscount Howe to Lord Germaine from New York signed by him in type, a few bits including: "...as the rebel army remain strongly posted at the north part of the island of New York & the inhabitants who had fled...we have it not yet in our power...to effect the compleat re-establishment of the civil government of this district." and "...considerable numbers of the inhabitants of the city & county of New York...attesting their allegiance to the King & the... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:41

$60.00
145913

ENGLAND Declares War w/ France SEVEN YEARS'S WAR & Early America 1756 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675461929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1756 * England declaration of war w/ France The first page has interesting text on "Consideration towards a General Plan of Measures for the English Provinces" which begins: "The plan of the French measures in building a line of forts round the English settlements...is, first, to cut the English off from all communication of alliance or trade with the Indians..." and what follows are the reasons stated for building forts, including: "The Scheme of building the Fort at Niagara" and "The Design of building the Fort Cannanistigoyan on the Lake Superior", and also text which includes: "The Summons of surrender sent by the French officer to the English ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:07

$166.00
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
145669

Rare BATH Somerset England w/ William Herschel MOON Volcanoes ? 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371667627247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BATH CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1787 * Rare 18th century British title * British astronomer William Herschel Page 3 has a letter from New York noting: "...the United States in Congress...passed a resolution recommending it to the different states to repeal all their laws now in force which are inconsistent with the treaty of peace between the United States and the King of Great Britain..." with a bit more (see). The back page has an interesting item beginning: "Our great astronomer Mr. Herschel has lately discovered three volcanos in the Moon. the principal one, which is now burning, ejects great quantities of smoke and lava..." with more (see). Four pages, a bit irregular at the s... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:25

$38.00
145622

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391492047509

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, it is in relative nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is not. There are a few small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, not distracting. There is off-setting in the margins from having been folded wit... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:13

$195.00
145514

INVASION OF QUEBEC Rebels Evacuate Guy Carleton Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371663420074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1776 * Invasion of Quebec * Guy Carleton counteroffensive All of the front page is taken up with a satirical political debate headed: "Orator Puff and John, his Friend, over a bottle of Madeira". Page 2 has an item from London noting: "The last dispatches from Gen. Howe contained pressing demands for regular supplies of provisions from England or Ireland." and another item: "The troops that will serve in America this campaign will be divided as follows: Under Gen. Howe 34,614. Gen. Carlton, 13,377. Gen. Clinton, 3,397. Total of the King's troops to act in America this campaign, 51,388....we are informed that in the province of Pennsyl... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:27

$578.00
144876

Best KING CHARLES II Death & James II Coronation 1685 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391471453175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 30, 1685 * King Charles II death * King James II coronation Half of the front page is taken up with an address which concerns the recent death of King Charles II (see). The back page contains a report which begins: "Yesterday being the day for solemnizing the Coronation of their Majesties, the whole militia of this town was drawn up..." and a bit more on the celebration. And a report from yet another town begins: "This being the day of their Majesties happy Coronation, the inhabitants of this place, & the neighbouring gentry, form'd themselves into a compleat troop of horse & company of foot, & marching out of town..." with more (see), followed by yet ano... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:53

$148.00
144625

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Burgoyne Saratoga Surrender Rev. War 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465415996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Feb. 21, 1778 * Declaration of Independence * General John Burgoyne * Surrender at Saratoga * The Battle of the Kegs Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "An ACT for Proscribing & Establishing an Oath of Fidelity and Allegiance" which has a great introduction, beginning: "Whereas from the repeated insults and indignities offered to, & imposed by the King of Great Britain upon the freedom of North America, they, by their representatives in General Congress assembled, by a declaration bearing date the fourth day of July, A.D. 1776, solemnly declared that the United Colonies of North America are, and of right ought to be, FRE... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:26

$577.00
144145

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454104332

Shown is an original & historic old set of newsbooks (early 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 c... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:12

$4,300.00
143560

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ? George Washington Inpregnable ? 1778 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439976296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1778 Page 6 has war related content (1 1/2 columns) which includes an extract from a letter to a gentleman in Williamsburgh which mentions that the governor has received correspondence indicating that Spain, Portugal, Prussia, and France were united in declaring the independence of America (see). Additional reports mention conciliatory bills from the King to be published in New York newspapers which includes in part: "His majesty having seen with great concern the calamitous consequences of the dispute with the colonies... and willing to hope that even those who have been most forward in bringing... misfortunes... are convinced of the fatal tendency of ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:55

$155.00
143214

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Sea Explorations & Revolutionary War 1777 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598800832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 16, 1777 * Captain James Cook explorations * Revolutionary War Nearly two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "Extract from Mr. Forster's Voyage round the World: Containing an Account of an Unfortunate Accident which happened at the island of Tanna [Tonga]" Forster was a part of Captain James Cooks second voyage to the Pacific. This account tells of the incident in which one of the natives was shot dead by one of Cook's crew, and further on is: "...Captain Cook resolved to punish the marine with the utmost vigour for having transgressed his positive orders...". Pages 2 & 3 have various Revolutionary War reports, a few bits including: "...r... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:17

$66.00
143039

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427777334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:29

$1,350.00
142127

BATTLE OF CUSTOZA Third Italian War of Independence AUSTRIAN MAP 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371570266537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1866 * Battle of Custoza (1866) * Third Italian War of Independence * Italian unification process The front page has a two column map headed: "The First Battle In Italy" (see) Many one column headings include: "EUROPE" "King Victor Emanual Marches the Italian Army Into the Heart of the Quasrilateral" Bloody Battles At Samacompagna" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:06

$29.00
142010

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1746 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371566789548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE, (Boston), January, 1746 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America * Samuel Adams This is a very rare title, actually the first successful magazine in American history done in the traditional magazine format (Christian History preceded this by several years but was exclusively a chronicle of the Great Awakening) although it only lasted for about 3 years. But two previous attempts at a magazine in the colonies only lasted for a few issues--one published by Ben Franklin. The content & format is much like similar publications in London with various political discussions and an "Historical Chronicle" near the back with news of the day from Eur... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:36

$385.00
141997

SIEGE OF BERGEN-OP-ZOOM Austrian War of Succession Dutch Republic 1747 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398551348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 5, 1747 The front page is entirely taken up with several reports on the siege of Bergen-op-Zoom which was part of the Austrian War of Succession (see hyperlink). Pg. 2 has mention of the governor of Pennsylvania meeting with the King. Four pages, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:02

$28.00
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
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
140786

KING WILLIAM IV of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria Uncle DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542631346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, London, July 10, 1837 * William IV of the United Kingdom This venerable British newspaper has all columns on all pages black-bordered for the death & funeral of King William IV. Pages 4 & 5 have column heads including: "Funeral of His Late Majesty King William IV" "The Town of Windsor" and a wealth of additional subheads. Pg. 5 has a nice engraving of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers to its side (see). It was upon his death when Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:20

$58.00
140736

KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
140251

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364554579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 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 a brief item from Boston noting that at a meeting of freeholders, "...the Hon. John Hancock, Esq. was chosen Moderator & the following persons were chosen a Committee of Correspondence, Inspection and Safety..." followed by the list. Also a letter datelined: "Camp, Valley Forge, March 27, 1778" which primarily concerns the transport of supplies in the war eff... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2016 08:04

$440.00
139808

GENERAL JAMES WILKINSON Abuse of Military Power in New Orleans 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520121709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 21, 1807 * General James Wilkinson The front page has: "French State Paper! Message of His Majesty the Emperor & King, to the Senate" signed in type: Napoleon. Page 2 has: "Slave Trade" with House discussion on eliminating it (see), and also: "The abominable tyranny & oppression exercised by Gen. Wilkinson in New Orleans in arresting & transporting citizens under military guards on bare suspicions..." & more. See the hyperlink for much more on this controversial figure. Four pages, some loss at the spine not affecting text, archivally repaired at the blank spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:20

$28.00
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